Wildland Fire Associates developed the first Community Wildfire Protection Plan for Warren County in Pennsylvania. We helped the landowners assess their current fuels and wildfire potential and developed a plan to protect their property from wildfire.
Wildland Fire Associates has extensive experience developing CWPP’s over the past 14 years, with a highly qualified staff of career wildland fire managers who have experience at the community, county and state levels.
We can help you collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders to forge creative solutions to complex problems. We can provide a well-rounded staff that includes facilitators, fire behavior analysts, fuels managers, GIS capability, and writers and editors.
The Joint Fire Science Program has funded a Forest Guild project to create a “Community CWPP Effectiveness Reference Guidebook” based on a detailed assessment of the mitigation activities in eight communities across New Mexico. John Lissoway is providing expert document review and comment based on his expertise in developing a wildfire risk rating system for … Continued
Nevada. WFA successfully completed 16 landscape-scale wildland fire risk and hazard assessments for all counties within Nevada, and developed a statewide summary report. We used numerous GIS layers to provide BLM with a seamless analysis of hazard fuels, values at risk and threat assessments for these values. The information was used to help prioritize fuels … Continued
Hot Sulphur Springs-Parshall Fire District & the Williams Fork Valley, Colorado. WFA has been awarded the contract to develop a CWPP for the Hot Sulphur Springs-Parshall Fire District and the Williams Fork Valley in north-central Colorado. Of primary concern for the community is the dominant lodgepole forest has been decimated by the current Mountain Pine … Continued
Foresta, California. Foresta is a small community within the boundary of Yosemite National Park that in 1990 was heavily impacted by a catastrophic wildfire. The community is surrounded by forest that was spared by the fire and new vegetation that is becoming reestablished in recent years. This entire community is still very much at risk … Continued
Yosemite West, California. Yosemite West is a community of over 250 residences that share a boundary of Yosemite National Park. The community is entirely surrounded by forest and is located at the top of a ridge with several miles of a heavily timbered drainage lying directly beneath. This unique situation places the entire community at … Continued
Pueblo County, Colorado. In the Summer of 2006, Wildland Fire Associates assisted in the planning process by facilitating several public and team meetings, compiling data provided by the core team, gathering additional information needed to complete the CWPP, recommending treatment options, and drafting and finalizing the plan. As part of the process, Wildland Fire Associates … Continued